Recent reports have acclaimed Hebden Bridge and Calderdale schools for being ahead of the national average. Reading writing and maths tests by 14 year olds this summer showed pupils excelled in every subject.

A science revival saw a three percent rise in Calderdale test scores which came in at 71 percent. Calderdale also lead the way in maths and English where results came in at 74 percent and 76 percent respectively.

These  results came just weeks after Calderdale primary schools toped the tables in tests for seven to eleven year olds. There are ten primary schools in the area:

Name of School Location Telephone Number

Burnley Road J, I & N School


01422 883034

Central Street Infant & Nursery School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842784

Colden J & I School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842438

Cragg Vale J & I School

Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd

01422 883747

Hebden Royd CE (VA) Primary School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842821

Heptonstall J I & N School

Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge

01422 842533

Old Town Primary School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842859

Riverside Junior School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842154

Scout Road Primary School


01422 883327

Stubbings Infant School

Hebden Bridge

01422 842728

There is one secondary school, Calder High School, which is a specialist Technology centre. The web address is . Calder High is located in Mytholmroyd, telephone number 01422 883213.

There are a number of children’s nurseries in the area:

Carelda Private Day Nursery
Station House
Station Road
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
Tel: 01422845594

Crossley Mill Nursery
New Road
Hebden Bridge
West Yorkshire
Tel: 01422 845820

The Ark
Dean Hey Farm
Cragg Road
Hebden Bridge
Tel: 01422 882010